Preoption
Preoption \Pre*op"tion\, n. Right of first choice. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • preoption — (ˈ) ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: pre + option : the right or privilege of making a selection (as from available goods) before others the king having always the preoption of the spoils of war * * * n. * * * preoption /prē opˈshən/ noun (the right of)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • preoption — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • preoption — pre·option …   English syllables

  • preoption — pre•op′tion n …   From formal English to slang

  • Choice — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Choice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 choice choice option GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 discretion discretion &c.(volition) 600 Sgm: N 2 preoption preoption Sgm: N 2 alternative alternative Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • choosing — Synonyms and related words: adoptive, alternativity, appointive, choice, choosy, co optation, co option, constituent, decision, discriminating, eclectic, election, elective, electoral, first choice, free choice, free will, particular, pick,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • decision — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, accord, acquittal, action, adjustment, agreement, alternativity, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, arbitration, arrangement, award, backbone, choice, choosing, co optation, co option, command,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • election — Synonyms and related words: Calvinism, accession, alternative, alternativity, anointing, anointment, apostolic orders, appointment, arrogation, assignment, assumption, authorization, by election, calling, canonization, caucus, choice, choosing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • free choice — Synonyms and related words: alternativity, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, choice, choosing, co optation, co option, command, conation, conatus, decision, desire, determination, discretion, disposition, election, fancy, first choice, free …   Moby Thesaurus

  • free will — Synonyms and related words: alternativity, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, autonomousness, autonomy, choice, choosing, co optation, co option, command, conation, conatus, decision, desire, determination, discretion, disposition, election …   Moby Thesaurus

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